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  • Northern New England states fight, track invasive bugs Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 9:52 AM ET

    Dangling this year from tree branches all over New Hampshire and Vermont are horizontal chains of bright green funnels designed to attract and catch the emerald ash borer. It has destroyed millions of trees since being discovered in Michigan in 2002 and is now known to be in 25 states, including New Hampshire. Out-of-state firewood has been banned in New...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— GlobalFoundries announced Wednesday it had completed its purchase of IBM's microchip plants in Vermont and New York, giving a new lease on life to a big employer in Vermont and New York's Duchess County. "Today we know that a stable and thriving workforce will remain right here in Vermont. I am extremely encouraged that GlobalFoundries has...

  • Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections. Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which sparked protests and boycott threats earlier this year before being quickly revised, is...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— The transfer of 280 Vermont prison inmates from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan has been completed, a state Department of Corrections official said Tuesday. The inmates were moved from the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville, Kentucky, owned by the Corrections Corporation of America, to the North Lake Correctional Facility in...

  • Panel puts off review of Vermont inmate deaths Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    MONTPELIER, Vt.— The Vermont Legislature's Corrections Oversight Committee came in for some criticism Thursday over its decision not to look immediately into the recent deaths of three prison inmates. James Nicholson, a Vermont inmate at a private prison in Kentucky, died May 18, several weeks after being assaulted in that facility. He also noted that Defender...

  • Proposed solar farm would power about 1,200 homes Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:40 AM ET

    WINDSOR, Vt.— Green Mountain Power and a solar power firm are proposing to build the utility's largest solar farm, in eastern Vermont. The utility and groSolar want to construct a 4.9- megawatt solar farm on 50 acres of open space just south of the Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor. But town officials tell The Valley News they want to know more about...

  • 42. Vermont Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:20 PM ET
    Top States: Vermont

    Quality of life is lush in the Green Mountain State. Education is strong, but business capital is not following a trail there.

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— A legislative committee will meet this summer to examine whether the state should pursue an alternative to its health care exchange. After ending the 2015 legislative session, House Speaker Shap Smith authorized the 11- member House Committee on Health Care to meet several times during the summer and fall, Vermont Public Radio reported.

  • House approves bill to overhaul chemical regulation Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 7:20 PM ET

    The House vote, 398-1, moves the bill to the Senate, where a similar measure awaits a floor vote after winning approval from a Senate committee. The bills also would offer protections for people, such as pregnant women, children and workers, who are vulnerable to the effects of chemicals and set deadlines for the Environmental Protection Agency to act.

  • FEMA rebuffs Vermont on flood resilience Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 11:59 AM ET

    A June 4 letter from FEMA to the state, obtained by The Associated Press, says Vermont doesn't enforce the higher standards in a uniform enough fashion to warrant FEMA funding beyond the replacement cost of previously existing structures. As a result, many municipalities face the possibility covering the costs of meeting state requirements for better...

  • Tired of high state taxes? Maybe it's time to move Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Moving van

    A CNBC analysis shows that many states with the highest per capita in taxes are also seeing the most net migration to lower-tax states.

  • Bernie's long odds vs. Hillary: NBC-WSJ poll Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders greets guests at Drake University on June 12, 2015.

    Seventy-five percent of national Democratic primary voters polled say Hillary Clinton is their first choice vs. 15 percent for Bernie Sanders.

  • Vermont regulators take new look at gas pipeline Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 10:49 AM ET

    MONTPELIER, Vt.— The president of Vermont Gas Systems told skeptical state regulators Monday that the current cost forecast for a pipeline expansion in western Vermont is accurate now, even though its price tag already has gone from $86 million to nearly $154 million. The board is considering whether to reopen its 2013 decision to award what's essentially a...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— Vermont has made a name for itself in the national farm-to-school movement getting more locally raised foods into school cafeterias and curriculum about nutrition and agriculture into classrooms. The Northeast Farm to School Institute takes place Wednesday through Friday at Shelburne Farms, located on the shores of Lake Champlain.

  • DUXBURY, Vt.— Bridges get a lot of attention when they fail, but scientists are working to eliminate what they say can be an even greater scourge, because of their sheer numbers and their effect on wildlife: culverts. "Every culvert is a potential disaster for our roads," said Rose Paul of the Vermont Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, which has been working with the...

  • *United Tech falls as it looks to exit helicopter business. June 15- Stocks fell on Wall Street on Monday as investors fretted over the consequences of a possible debt default by Greece, but talk of multi-billion dollar healthcare deals buoyed shares in the sector, cutting into the market's loss. After Sunday's breakdown of the cash-for-reform talks between...

  • In campaign reboot, Clinton vows wage gap push Saturday, 13 Jun 2015 | 3:05 PM ET
    Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop on May 19, 2015 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

    Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a populist promise to reverse the gulf between the rich and poor at her biggest campaign event to date.

  • Prison breaks by the numbers Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Prison breaks by the numbers

    CNBC's Eric Chemi looks at how often prison breaks actually happen.

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Wall Street rose modestly on optimism an agreement over Greek debt was drawing closer and as data pointed to renewed life in the U.S. economy, while German debt yields climbed after comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Greece's international creditors signaled on Wednesday they were ready to compromise to avert a...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- The euro rose on Thursday as Greece fought to reach an agreement with its lenders to avoid an imminent default, but mixed signals on the state of the negotiations kept other markets little changed. Creditors said progress in talks with Greece was too slow and a deal was still out of reach, a euro zone official told Reuters. I'm looking for an...